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    A special kind of glory

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/08/2016

    » After the high-profile Rio Olympic Games, a much-less-publicised event follows. The Paralympic Games will take place from Sept 7-18, also in Rio. Forty-six Thai athletes with disabilities will be going all out to clinch a podium finish, while the Paralympic Committee of Thailand has a set an initial target of four gold medals, the same number they won in London four years ago.


    On and off the screen

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 03/08/2015

    » With the aim of learning from an established agency, representatives of the Thai film industry met with executives of the British Film Institute (BFI) in June during the inaugural Thai Film Festival in London, organised by the Ministry of Culture.


    James' lucky break, Tim stakes claim, stork brings twins

    News, Mae Moo, Published on 07/04/2019

    » Actor James Ma says he still saw an opportunity to serve the nation as a conscripted soldier after learning he was the beneficiary of extraordinary good luck at his local conscription station last week.


    Durian offer stinks, actress turns beggar, lawyer's vow

    News, Mae Moo, Published on 10/03/2019

    » The Chumpon durian trader who offered 10 million baht and ownership of the family business to any man who took his daughter's hand in marriage and agreed to carry on the firm has come under fire after calling off the arrangement.


    An emphasis on excellence

    Life, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 07/01/2019

    » Pairin Mongnan lost part of his eyesight when he was 13 years old. Back then he could still manage to take care of himself and do some house chores. But after he lost his visibility completely seven years ago, he became more dependent on his mother and sister.


    Winter delights

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 17/12/2018

    » The 25m and 50m man-made Supertrees dazzled visitors with their multicoloured illuminations dancing in sync to classical Christmas songs like White Christmas, Deck The Halls and It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year. Following the entertaining light and sound show, kids and families had a blast during Blizzard Time, wherein artificial snow showered the area called Supertree Grove. And that's how Singaporeans and tourists have enjoyed their festive celebration, Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.


    Tokyo Marathon entry fee to jump 50% to cover security cost

    Published on 06/12/2018

    » TOKYO: The entry fee for runners in the Tokyo Marathon will jump 50% from 2020 to cover the cost of increased security, organisers said on Thursday.


    Appeasing the spirits among us

    Life, Published on 25/09/2018

    » Everyone calls her "Auntie Dok Bua", after the most beautiful of all Thai flowers. She is tall and stately, and she lives in the shade of one of Klong Toey's most sacred trees. Her age approaches 70 today, which people say is the same age as the revered Ta Khien tree that has hosted her as far back as anyone can remember.


    Honouring a legend

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 26/06/2018

    » The annual temple fair at Wat Thap Kradan in Suphan Buri province was held recently. Every year, around the second week of June, thousands of luk thung fans, hundreds of vendors and a galaxy of luk thung singers descend on the temple to celebrate the life and music of Rajini Pleng Luk Thung (Queen of Thai Country), Pumpuang Duangjan.


    Market on the move

    Brunch, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 22/04/2018

    » Here in Thailand, food can be found just about anywhere. Living in an area with no fresh market or grocery store? For Thais, that proves no problem. A mobile market, or rod pum puang, will find you. These shops on wheels, named in part after the Thai word for brunch puang, delivers fresh ingredients straight to your doorstep.

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